Certain statements contained in this presentation are "forward-looking statements," such as statements concerning the company's anticipated financial results, current and future product performance, regulatory approvals, business and financial plans and other non-historical facts. These statements are based on current expectations and currently available information. However, since these statements are based on factors that involve risks and uncertainties, the company's actual performance and results may differ materially from those described or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, among others: the risk of disruptions or uncertainties related to the transaction with Bayer Aktiengesellschaft and the risk that the expected benefits of the transaction will not be realized in the anticipated time frame or at all; continued competition in seeds, traits and agricultural chemicals; the company's exposure to various contingencies, including those related to intellectual property protection, regulatory compliance and the speed with which approvals are received, and public understanding and acceptance of our biotechnology and other agricultural products; the success of the company's research and development activities; the outcomes of major lawsuits; developments related to foreign currencies and economies; fluctuations in commodity prices; compliance with regulations affecting our manufacturing; the accuracy of the company's estimates related to distribution inventory levels; the levels of indebtedness, continued availability of capital and financing and rating agency actions; the company's ability to fund its short-term financing needs and to obtain payment for the products that it sells; and the effect of weather conditions, natural disasters, accidents, and security breaches, including cyber security incidents, on the agriculture business or the company's facilities. Undue reliance should not be placed on these forward-looking statements, which are current only as of the date of this communication. The company disclaims any current intention or obligation to update any forward-looking statements or any of the factors that may affect actual results.
Commercialization is dependent on multiple factors, including successful conclusion of the regulatory process. The information presented herein is provided for educational purposes only, and is not and shall not be construed as an offer to sell, or a recommendation to use, any unregistered pesticide for any purpose whatsoever. It is a violation of federal law to promote or offer to sell an unregistered pesticide.
EACH ACCELERON® SEED APPLIED SOLUTIONS OFFERING is a combination of separate individually-registered products. BioRise™ 2 Corn Offering is the on-seed application of the separately registered seed applied products Acceleron® B-300 SAT and Acceleron® B-360 ST. The distribution, sale, or use of an unregistered pesticide is a violation of federal and/or state law and is strictly prohibited. Not all products are approved in all states. For more information on the individually-registered products in each Acceleron Seed Applied Solutions offering, please visit http://www.acceleronsas.com/Products/Pages/AcceleronSAS.aspx. Please visit http://acceleronsas.com/stateapprovals regarding the approval status of Acceleron® B-360 ST and products containing NemaStrike™ Technology for application to seeds in your state.
Monsanto Company is a member of Excellence Through Stewardship® (ETS). Monsanto products are commercialized in accordance with ETS Product Launch Stewardship Guidance, and in compliance with Monsanto's Policy for Commercialization of Biotechnology-Derived Plant Products in Commodity Crops. This product has been approved for import into key export markets with functioning regulatory systems. Any crop or material produced from this product can only be exported to, or used, processed or sold in countries where all necessary regulatory approvals have been granted. It is a violation of national and international law to move material containing biotech traits across boundaries into nations where import is not permitted. Growers should talk to their grain handler or product purchaser to confirm their buying position for this product. Excellence Through Stewardship® is a registered trademark of Excellence Through Stewardship.
ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW DIRECTIONS FOR USE ON PESTICIDE LABELING. IT IS A VIOLATION OF FEDERAL AND STATE LAW to use any pesticide product other than in accordance with its labeling. NOT ALL formulations of dicamba or glyphosate are approved for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans. ONLY USE FORMULATIONS THAT ARE SPECIFICALLY LABELED FOR SUCH USES AND APPROVED FOR SUCH USE IN THE STATE OF APPLICATION. Contact the U.S. EPA and your state pesticide regulatory agency with any questions about the approval status of dicamba herbicide products for in-crop use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans.
Roundup Ready 2 Xtend® soybeans contains genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate and dicamba. Glyphosate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. Dicamba will kill crops that are not tolerant to dicamba. Contact your seed brand dealer or refer to the Technology Use Guide for recommended weed control programs.
ALWAYS READ AND FOLLOW DIRECTIONS FOR USE ON PESTICIDE LABELING. IT IS A VIOLATION OF FEDERAL AND STATE LAW to use any pesticide product other than in accordance with its labeling. NOT ALL formulations of dicamba, glyphosate or glufosinate are approved for in-crop use with cotton with XtendFlex® Technology. ONLY USE FORMULATIONS THAT ARE SPECIFICALLY LABELED FOR SUCH USES AND APPROVED FOR SUCH USE IN THE STATE OF APPLICATION. Contact the U.S. EPA and your state pesticide regulatory agency with any questions about the approval status of dicamba herbicide products for in-crop use with cotton with XtendFlex® Technology.
Cotton with XtendFlex® Technology contains genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate, glufosinate and dicamba. Glyphosate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. Dicamba will kill crops that are not tolerant to dicamba. Glufosinate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glufosinate. Contact your seed brand dealer or refer to the Technology Use Guide for recommended weed control programs.
B.t. products may not yet be registered in all states. Check with your seed brand representative for the registration status in your state.
IMPORTANT IRM INFORMATION: RIB Complete® corn blend products do not require the planting of a structured refuge except in the Cotton-Growing Area where corn earworm is a significant pest. SmartStax® RIB Complete® corn blend is not allowed to be sold for planting in the Cotton-Growing Area. See the IRM/Grower Guide for additional information. Always read and follow IRM requirements. Performance may vary, from location to location and from year to year, as local growing, soil and weather conditions may vary. Growers should evaluate data from multiple locations and years whenever possible and should consider the impacts of these conditions on the grower's fields.
Always read and follow IRM, where applicable, grain marketing and all other stewardship practices and pesticide label directions. Roundup Ready technology contains genes that confer tolerance to glyphosate, an active ingredient in Roundup® brand agricultural herbicides. Agricultural herbicides containing glyphosate will kill crops that are not tolerant to glyphosate. Balance® Flexx and Corvus® are Restricted Use Pesticides. FieldView™ is a trademark of The Climate Corporation. Herculex® is a registered trademark of Dow AgroSciences LLC. Headline AMP®,Headline®, LibertyLink®, LibertyLink® and the Water Droplet Design®, Poncho® and VOTiVO® are trademarks of BASF Corporation. Chateau®, Fierce®, Select Max®, Valor® and Zeal® are registered trademarks of Valent U.S.A. Corporation. Absolute®, Acceleron®, agAhead®, agSeedSelect®, Asgrow and the A Design®, Asgrow®, Autumn™, Balance®, Baythroid®, BioRise™, Bollgard and Design®, Bollgard II and Design®, Bollgard II®, Bollgard®, Capreno®, Corvus®, Dedicated to Cotton. Committed to You.®, DEKALB and Design®, DEKALB®, Delaro®, Deltapine®, DiFlexx®, DroughtGard®, FarmFlex®, Fieldscripts & Design®, FieldScripts®, Finish®, Genuity Design®, Genuity Icons, Genuity®, Ginstar®, Ground Breakers®, Growing Knowledge, Integrated Farming Systems & Design®, Laudis®, Leverage®, NemaStrike™, Processor Preferred and Design™, Processor Preferred™, Oberon®, Proline®, Respect the Refuge and Corn Design®, Respect the Refuge®, Respect the Refuge and Cotton Design®, RIB Complete and Design®, RIB Complete®, Roundup and Design® and Silage Proven and Design™, Roundup Ready 2 Xtend®, Roundup Ready 2 Yield®, Roundup Ready PLUS®, Roundup Ready®, Roundup Xtend®, Roundup®, SmartStax®, Stance®, Stratego®, VaporGrip®, Velum®, Vistive®, VT Double PRO®, XtendFlex®, XtendiMax®, YieldGard Corn Borer and Design®, YieldGard VT and Design®, YieldGard VT Triple and YieldGard® are trademarks of Bayer Group. 20/20® and Precision Planting® are registered trademarks of Precision Planting, LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Climate FieldView™ services provide estimates or recommendations based on models. These do not guarantee results. Consult your agronomist, commodities broker and other service professionals before making financial, risk management, and farming decisions. More information at http://www.climate.com/disclaimers.
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